Dr. Valerian Fernandes, MD

Dr. Valerian Fernandes, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Valerian Fernandes, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research (Pgimer), India in 1993 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

25 COURTENAY DR

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 876-4766

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fernandes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 83% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 82% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Fernandes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Education and Research (Pgimer), India
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Luke S-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mbbs Awarded By Bangalore University, India
    Other Education | Completed 1989
  • Mrcp Awarded By Royal College Of Physicians, United Kingdom
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Successful balloon valvuloplasty in an adult patient with severe pulmonic stenosis and aneurysmal post-stenotic dilatation, 2002
  • A prospective follow-up of Alcohol Septal Ablation for symptomatic Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy, 2005
  • Peak early diastolic velocity rather than pressure half–time is the best single index of mechanical prosthetic mitral valve function, 2002
  • Diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness of contrast echocardiography on evaluation of cardiac function in technically very difficult patients in the intensive care unit, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandes' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandes to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fernandes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Professional. Concerned. Sincere compassionate. Dedicated.
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